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Length of time for breast mri? I have to get a MRI next week to look more closely at my breasts - how long do they usually take?

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Dr. Tina Stein
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 30-60-minutes

And the whole appointment should take no more than 90 minutes.

In brief: 30-60-minutes

And the whole appointment should take no more than 90 minutes.
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Dr. Lauren Stegman
Radiation Oncology

In brief: 45 min - 1 hr

Usually about 45 min to an hour...

In brief: 45 min - 1 hr

Usually about 45 min to an hour...
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: A

A breast MRI study usually takes between 45 and 60 minutes.
After an IV has been started, the MRI technologist will position you lying face down on the MRI table. The table then slides into the MRI magnet which looks like a cylindrical tube/doughnut. The MRI technologist will then provide you with instructions and updates via an intercom speaker. The MRI magnet is quite noisy and earplugs should be offered to you. During a portion of the exam, intravenous contrast will be injected via the IV tubing. After the procedure is over, the images will be sent to the radiologist for review and a report should be sent to doctor within about two working days.

In brief: A

A breast MRI study usually takes between 45 and 60 minutes.
After an IV has been started, the MRI technologist will position you lying face down on the MRI table. The table then slides into the MRI magnet which looks like a cylindrical tube/doughnut. The MRI technologist will then provide you with instructions and updates via an intercom speaker. The MRI magnet is quite noisy and earplugs should be offered to you. During a portion of the exam, intravenous contrast will be injected via the IV tubing. After the procedure is over, the images will be sent to the radiologist for review and a report should be sent to doctor within about two working days.
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